Alphabetti Theatre & Hotspur Primary present the World Premiere of
Song of the Goblins
Written by Ali Pritchard & the pupils of Hotspur Primary
TUES 13TH - SAT 31ST DECEMBER 2022
Performance Time: 6:00pm plus 1:00pm matinees on 17th, 23rd& 31st December
We are no longer operating social distancing, and face coverings are encouraged but not mandatory.
Tickets: Pay What You Feel (13th–17thDec)
Running Time: Approx. 70 mins
Age Rec: 5+ (suitable for all the family!)
Access: Captioned performance Wednesday 14th December. Audio Described performance Wednesday 21st December. All performances will be relaxed performances.
A FANTASTICAL FAMILY ADVENTURE FEATURING LIVE MUSIC, FROM ALPHABETTI’S AWARD-WINNING ARTISTIC DIRECTOR.
Who lives in those little green metal boxes at the end of the street? They’re everywhere. You must have seen them. At the bottom of most paths, sometimes black, sometimes grey. They say they’re just homes for telephone wires. But if you sit next to them for long enough you can hear voices and sometimes singing...
Song of The Goblins has been co-created by an award-winning professional creative team and pupils from Hotspur Primary School. The pupils have co-written the script, co-composed the music, co-designed and co-built the set, and much more!
“BEAUTIFULLY WRITTEN AND POWERFULLY PERFORMED, THIS ALTERNATIVE CHRISTMAS FABLE IS PACKED WITH HUMOUR AND HEART.” - ★★★★ The Stage (About Present by Ali Pritchard)
Directed by Ali Pritchard, Assistant Director Kieran Barker
Live Music & Composition by Wilf Stone
Set & Costume Design by Anna Robinson
Lead Facilitation by Elijah Young
About Hotspur Primary School
Hotspur is a mixed, state school based in Heaton, Newcastle upon Tyne, and currently has 431 pupils (ranging from 3 to 11 years old).
The school is a unique and inclusive learning environment and takes in children from a variety of diverse backgrounds. The school was graded ‘Good’ in a recent Ofsted inspection (2018) and is part of The Ouseburn Learning Trust (OLT), a charitable company of seven schools and six partner organisations in the East End of the city.
The number of children receiving Pupil Premium is above average at 43.6%. The school’s diversity and success within the arts creates an environment in which innovative risk-taking and dynamic project are able to flourish. A collaboration project with Alphabetti Theatre will allow Hotspur to build upon the school’s creative culture with the aim of developing a meaningful cultural capital for all those involved. As a school Hotspur understands the benefits of pupil voice within cultural projects, it empowers children and inspires future contributors to the cultural sector.
For more information please visit:https://www.hotspurprimary.co.uk/